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1 Enabling more sustainable societies How can Vodafone contribute? Christele.Delbe@vodafone.com

2 Introduction: The global sustainability challenges What are the challenges faced by multinationals today? Sustainability matters at board level Scoping the opportunity around carbon Learning from the Global e-Sustainability Initiative Carbon Connections Our Machine-to-Machine ambition Example of delivery Enabling social innovations Economic empowerment and mobile access What is our ambition in this space? Delivering beyond mobiles Conclusion: Towards sustainability partnerships? How do our customers perceive us? The rules of the game are changing Agenda

3 The global sustainability agenda and the business response

4 The global sustainability challenge Climate change Water stress Biodiversity & habitat loss Poverty Health Education Urbanisation Sustainability requires a dramatic shift to alternative lifestyles - embracing technology-driven hyper-efficiency

5 The global corporate response 18 percent of our revenue comes from eco-premium products. Our aim is to increase this figure to 22 percent in 2009 and 30 percent by 2015. Vision: Double the size of our business while reducing our overall environmental impact across our entire value chain Our consumer focused sustainability services range from energy management to managing the carbon impact of how we drive and what we buy. Target: Provide 10 million carbon reducing M2M connections by 2013

6 Scoping the opportunity

7 Enabling The Low Carbon Economy7 12th June 2009 Scoping the carbon reducing potential of the ICT industry

8 Enabling The Low Carbon Economy8 12th June 2009 Scoping the carbon reducing potential for mobile Mobile applications could enable carbon reduction of over 110Mt CO2e with potential customer energy savings of c. 43 billion within the European Union 25 in 2020

9 Scoping the potential for mobile Total: 112 Mt CO 2 e Total: 43,238m Total: 1 billion SMART Manufacturing Dematerialisation SMART Cities SMART Grid SMART Logistics Cost Savings ( million) Connections (million) Carbon Savings (Mt CO2e)

10 Our ambition To be admired as a diverse and ethical company, operating responsibly and providing services that enable a more sustainable society for our customers 1. Ensure we and our suppliers have an ethical supply chain 2. Deliver accessible products and services Reduce our CO2 emissions by 50% by 2020 Be recognised as having the most customer-relevant sustainability initiatives in our industry Establish joint CO2 reduction strategies with key suppliers Build e-waste management capacity in key emerging markets Deliver innovative products and services recognised as contributing to the Millennium Development Goals Provide 10 million carbon-reducing M2M connections Leading communications company for responsible, ethical & honest behaviour Leading communications company for creating sustainable societies Leading communications company for eco-efficiency – doing more for customers with less Mission Goals Objectives

11 Delivering sustainability enablers to our customers Multi-million pound contract will see Vodafone provide nearly 1 million GPRS connections in UK household smart meters Fleet management company Isotrak is using M2M solutions over the Vodafone network to enable smart logistics, cut fuel costs and CO2 emissions

12 Enabling social innovations

13 Mobile access and economic empowerment

14 Our ambition To be admired as a diverse and ethical company, operating responsibly and providing services that enable a more sustainable society for our customers 1. Ensure we and our suppliers have an ethical supply chain 2. Deliver accessible products and services Reduce our CO2 emissions by 50% by 2020 Be recognised as having the most customer-relevant sustainability initiatives in our industry Establish joint CO2 reduction strategies with key suppliers Build e-waste management capacity in key emerging markets Deliver innovative products and services recognised as contributing to the Millennium Development Goals Provide 10 million carbon- reducing M2M connections Leading communications company for responsible, ethical & honest behaviour Leading communications company for creating sustainable societies Leading communications company for eco-efficiency – doing more for customers with less Mission Goals Objectives

15 Vodafone and the United Nations Millennium Development goals http://www.vodafone.com/start/responsibility/mdg_resource.html

16 Delivering sustainable innovations beyond mobile Enabling access to water Enabling access to healthcare

17 Towards corporate sustainability partnerships

18 What do our enterprise customers think? Verdantix – Green Quadrant Sustainable Telecoms, 2010

19 The rules of the game are changing RFPs and contractual agreements Sustainability motivated service expectations From mobility to sustainability briefs Seeing is believing Sustainability: the new proxy for innovation Partnerships, partnerships, partnerships! Engaging enterprise customer around thought leadership

20 Looking ahead Mobile technology offers many benefits but I think the most important contribution that the industry I work in can provide is the power to allow people to communicate. Never has a global conversation been more important Vittorio Colao CEO Vodafone Group

21 Thank you


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